For Jan. 14 – 18, 2019
Student Chapter Organizations and Speaker Meetings
- Monday, Jan. 14, 6 p.m., Kearney 312, AGC Student Chapter Speaker Meeting featuring Garney Construction. Free dinner served. If interested in a full-time position or internship, bring a copy of your resume to the speaker meeting.
- Tuesday, Jan. 15, 6 p.m., Kearney 312, AGC Student Chapter Speaker Meeting featuring Whiting-Turner. The company will showcase BIM/VDC tools, drones, laser scanning, and best practices on construction sites. Free dinner served. If interested in a full-time position or internship, bring a copy of your resume to the speaker meeting.
- Wednesday, Jan. 16, 6 p.m., Kearney 124, AGC Student Chapter Speaker Meeting featuring Swinerton. Free dinner served.
- Thursday, Jan. 17, 6 p.m., Kearney 312, AGC Student Chapter Speaker Meeting featuring James W. Fowler and guest speaker Glen Wheeler, a tunnel engineer, presenting on trenchless construction. Vice President Tim Janesofsky will also attend. Free dinner served. If interested in a full-time position or internship, bring a copy of your resume to the speaker meeting.
- Thursday, Jan. 17, Kearney 201C, Swinerton. To sign up, bring a copy of your resume to their speaker meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 16.
- Friday, Jan. 18, Owen 310, James W. Fowler summer internship interviews. To sign up, bring a copy of your resume to Lauren Farmen in Kearney 101B.
- Wednesday, Jan. 16, 6 p.m., Johnson 219, Grand Challenges Scholars Program Info Session. The Leadership Academy is rolling out a new program – the Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP). An initiative from the National Academy of Engineering, the GCSP is an exciting, nationally recognized program that allows engineering students to intentionally design their undergraduate experience to encounter one of the 14 Grand Challenges of Engineering for the 21st century. By participating and completing this program, you will be recognized by the National Academy of Engineering, be more professionally attractive to industry, and most importantly, have contributed in a tangible way to the prosperity of engineering and our society. Learn more about the GCSP and contact GCSP Coordinator, Arek Engstrom if you have questions. Application deadline: Jan. 28.
- Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 MLK Day of Service. Start 2019 contributing to your community! Faculty, staff, and their partners and children are all invited to participate in Oregon State’s largest day of service of the year. Projects will take place at various times throughout the day. A light breakfast, snacks, and hot lunch will be provided to volunteers by the Global Community Kitchen. Check in will be located in the MU Horizon Room 49, and transportation to all projects will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Volunteers can learn about the projects offered and register online through the Center for Civic Engagement. Register now.
- Thursday, Jan. 24, 4:30 p.m., location TBA, Geotechnical Lecture Series, “OPEN CELL System: From Concept to Industry Standard,” presented by William “Bill” Gunderson, P.E., P.ENG., M. ASCE, principal, P|N|D Engineers, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
- Thursday, Feb. 7, 3 to 6 p.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center, College of Engineering Leadership Academy’s annual Suit Camp. At this unique event you will be matched with industry professionals for mock interviews, and enjoy a networking social hour with them afterwards. This is a great way to maximize your professional network and practice skills that will give you a leg up in internship and job interviews. Open to all engineering students. Learn more and register. If you have questions, email email@example.com.
- Friday, Feb. 8, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center, 2019 Graduate Research Showcase.
- Thursday, Feb. 28, 4 to 6 p.m., the LaSells Stewart Center, GRADx . Inspired by TED Talks and the Inspiration Dissemination radio show and podcast, graduate students will share the questions and motivations framing their research in an 8 to 10-minute engaging format. Presenters are challenged to reach beyond an academic audience and provoke conversations that matter.
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Opportunities, Scholarships, and Conferences
New! The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) club at Oregon State University will host the annual FE Review Course during Winter Term 2019 beginning Wednesday, Jan. 16. The following subjects are covered: Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Engineering Economics, Electrical Fundamentals, Statics, Dynamics, Strength of Materials, Materials Science, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, and Heat Transfer. Registration includes access to digital recordings of each lecture and notes on an online file sharing system through Sept. 1, 2019. Course cost: $125. Sign up online. If you have any questions, contact email@example.com.
New! The United States Society on Dams (USSD) is accepting applications for the 2019 Student Scholarship Awards. The awards are for students whose academic program and research studies have the potential to develop practical solutions to design and construction challenges related to dams and levees. Of the applicants, up to four finalists will be invited to present their research at the annual conference. In addition to covering conference registration and domestic travel costs and lodging for the finalists, USSD will award up to a combined total of $20,000 to the four finalists during the 2019 conference in Chicago, with a minimum individual award of $2,000 to each finalist. Finalists will also receive a one-year free student membership to USSD. All finalists are invited to participate in the full conference providing an opportunity to meet and interact with the industry experts in dams and levees. The annual conference is April 8 to April 11, 2019, in Chicago. Finalists will present their research to the Board of Directors and conference attendees during the technical sessions on Tuesday, April 9. This is a valuable opportunity to showcase your work, increase your exposure, and network with dam and levee experts in the industry! The results will be announced during the conference on Wednesday, April 10. Learn more and apply. Application deadline: Jan. 26, 2019.
The NOAA Office of Education Attention invites second-year undergraduates, mentors, and advisors to apply for two scholarship opportunities. The scholarships award students with academic assistance ($9,500 per year in junior and senior year) and a 10-week, full-time paid summer internship at any NOAA facility nationwide, with travel expenses included. Students accepted into the EPP/MSI scholarship will be awarded two 10-week, full-time paid summer internships. All scholars also receive support to present their research at up to two national conferences. Learn more and apply. Applications are open through January 31.
New! NHERI's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program is a rich opportunity for students to discover the facets of natural hazards engineering. During the ten-week summer research program, selected participants work with a faculty mentor to conduct research at one of NHERI's academic research facilities located around the country. Find details and the application form online. Application deadline: Feb. 1, 2019
ASEE’s 125th Anniversary Celebration video contest. Create a video that shows where engineering education will be in 25 years. Learn more. Entries must be successfully submitted no later than Feb. 1, 2019, 11:59, p.m. Eastern Time.
The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at NC State University is proud to announce the 2019 Research Internship Summer Experience (RISE) program. RISE is open to current undergraduate students in the upper classes as well as master's students who are interested in doctoral studies. The RISE program will be hosted at the NC State campus in Raleigh, NC, June 1 - August 2, 2019. Learn more and apply. Application deadline: February 1, 2019.
RCI, Inc., an international association of professional consultants, architects, and engineers who specialize in the building envelope arena, is pleased to announce that the RCI Foundation will fund up to 25 full-time undergraduate college students to attend the RCI 34rd International Convention and Trade Show. The convention will be held in Orlando, Florida, on March 14-19, 2019. Through this funding, convention registration and travel expenses are covered for students awarded the convention sponsorship, as well as a one-year student RCI membership. Learn more and apply. Application deadline: February 1, 2019.
Oregon State’s new online scholarship search and application system, OSU ScholarDollars, is now accepting applications for more than $50 million in 2019-20 scholarship funds. Newly-admitted and continuing OSU students may use ScholarDollars to submit one application to be considered automatically for over 1,500 campus-based scholarship opportunities. Students must have been admitted to OSU and have an active ONID account to be able to log into the system and submit an application. Students are encouraged to submit their ScholarDollars applications by Feb. 1, 2019 to maximize the number of scholarships for which they will be considered. Most scholarships have a deadline on or after Feb. 15, 2019, but deadlines for specific opportunities may vary. Learn more or contact the OSU Scholarship Office for more information.
Current OSU engineering students are encouraged to complete the online College of Engineering scholarship application, which is available annually, from Nov. 15 until Feb. 15 at 11:59 p.m. Applications must be completed during this time frame. Applications are not accepted at any other time. Your application will be reviewed by both the College and your specific program to see if you are eligible for scholarship funds within the College for the following academic year. Apply. Application deadline: Feb. 15, 2019, 11:59 p.m.
Maryland Sea Grant offers fifteen undergraduates the opportunity to conduct marine research on the Chesapeake Bay. During this 12-week program, each student will work with science mentors on an individual research project. The 12-week program runs May 19 to August 11 and offers a $6,000 stipend plus housing and travel support to and from host institution. It is funded by the National Science Foundation and thus limited to US citizens or permanent residents. Learn more and apply. Application deadline: February 15.
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is excited to announce that INL Graduate Fellowship postings are now open. This year there are two INL Graduate Fellowship postings. The first is specific to National and Homeland Security research, the second is associated with other INL mission areas. The INL Graduate Fellowship program is designed to identify exceptional talent in research areas aligned with INL's strategic agenda to enable the current and future mission of the INL. The program, a collaboration between INL and universities, provides mentoring and financial support for outstanding students who plan to enroll in graduate degree programs. Applicants are invited to apply online through inl.gov/careers job posting numbers 12535 and 12584. Selections will be announced in May. Letters of recommendation can be emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline: Feb. 15, 2019.
Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to applicants looking to pursue careers in construction and construction-related fields. The fund also offers a $2,500 Veteran Scholarship—sponsored by the Ashback Family—for students who are currently serving or have served in any branch of the US Military. Learn more and apply . Applications are open until March 1.
Forest to Frame: Sustainable Manufacturing + Design in Alpine Europe. Visit Slovenia and northern Italy to explore the value chain of wooden buildings from forest through manufacturing, design, and construction. Experience cross-cultural exchange with university students from Slovenia and learn from their faculty and industry leaders. This program will include industry tours of innovative companies that focus on the manufacture and design of sustainable products made of natural materials. Info sessions: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 5 p.m., Strand 163 and Thursday, Nov. 29, 5 p.m., Richardson 115. Summer 2019 | 6 undergrad credits/3 grad credits | Application Deadline: March 15.
The Oregon and Clinical Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is accepting applications from pre-doctoral and post-doctoral trainees for a TL1 mentored career development award funded by NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). Graduate or professional students and postdocs at OHSU, Portland State University, University of Oregon and Oregon State University are eligible to apply. Award Details: The TL1, which is similar to an NRSA T32, supports training and career development in clinical and translational research for one year with an opportunity to extend up to 3 years for training for PhD graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. All research proposed for this program must involve either clinical or translational research defined as involving human subjects or populations, or research with application to human health. Learn more. Intent to Apply Deadline: March 29, 2019. Application Deadline: April 15, 2019.
- D.R. Horton Inc. seeks to hire a summer 2019 construction intern for their Portland office. Application deadline: Feb. 15.
- Providence School Outreach Spring 2019 Internships open for applications Monday, Jan. 14. Learn more and apply.
- Suulutaaq Inc., seeks to fill a field engineer internship for their Eugene office. Application deadline: Feb. 28.
- CCE seeks to hire peer mentors (TAs) for CCE 203. Fundamental Knowledge and skills with BIM, Revit, Navisworks. Good communication skills, both written and verbal. Must be able to attend class on T/TH 2-3:20 and assist students during class and outside of class. Must be able to work 10—15 hours per week. Learn more and apply.
- CCE seeks to hire peer mentors (TAs) for CE 413. Assist instructor with course during class, grade assignments, post announcements through Canvas and assist students outside of class. Must be able to work 10-15 hours a week. Learn more and apply.
- The City of Bend seeks to hire a civil engineering associate - streets and operations. Application deadline: Jan. 25.
- Exeter Property Group, a Philadelphia-based private equity real estate investment manager focused on industrial, office and multi-family investments across the North America and Europe seeks to hire a senior project manager who will oversee projects in Exeter’s California markets. Learn more and apply.
- Fore Construction seeks to hire project engineers for their Portland, Oregon and Phoenix, Arizona-based offices. To apply, email an updated resume in PDF format to Tom Clark. If you have questions, call Tom directly at 503-327-5056.
- Hoffman Mechanical, a subsidiary of Hoffman Corporation, seeks to fill positions in January 2019 and June 2019 for high-tech mechanical cost estimators and project engineers in Oregon and Washington. There is opportunity for advancement. Hoffman Mechanical self-performs mechanical work and direct hires pipe fitters and plumbers. Notable recent work includes: Intel (Hillsboro, Oregon) and the Boeing 777X Wing Factory at Paine Field (Everett, Washington). Great salary and Benefits. To apply, email your resume to Jerry Rosette, president, Hoffman Mechanical Corp., Oregon State grad ’77, general engineering, PE (WA), mechanical engineering. If you have questions, call Jerry at 503-703-0783. email@example.com.
- JE Dunn seeks to hire a project engineer and field engineer for their Portland office. Upcoming CEM or CE graduates are encouraged to apply by sending resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- ODOT seeks to hire a roadway designer for their Portland office. Application deadline: Jan. 24.
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